Dentsply Sirona temporarily lays off 52

Hank Hayes • May 12, 2020 at 7:00 PM

NASHVILLE — Dentsply Sirona, a Johnson City-based dental products manufacturer, has temporarily laid off 52 employees effective May 4, according to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

Combined with the company’s first layoff on April 7, the total number of affected workers is 159.

The department noted the employees at the facility are not represented by a collective bargaining agreement.

The North East Local Workforce Development Area rapid response team, employed by the Alliance for Business and Training, has been notified to coordinate services with the employer and affected employees.

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